Lewell Lodge

4 Jul 2002
Lewell Lodge, West Knighton, West Dorset, Dorset
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


6/87 Lewell Lodge

26.1.56 II


Detached house in grounds with Gothic detailing. c.1796 for Adair Hawkins and extended shortly afterwards. Brick walls, mostly rendered in stucco. Slate roofs, with gable ends. Gable stacks.

Plan: rectangular Georgian plan with a central through hall containing staircase, and two rooms to each side. Two storeys with cellars and attics. 3 windows, sashes with pointed heads, marginal glazing bars and cross bars, wooden cills and separate returned labels over each window. Porch entrance at centre, 2 leaf plank doors in a pointed archway. Returned labels over. East gable wall has a 2 storey canted bay window, 1 : 3 : 1 light with the same detailing. North east wing added early C19, 3 light window to ground floor and two 2 light windows to first floor, same gothic detailing.

French window on gable end. Interior: the hall staircase has cusped tracery between the balusters and there are stained glass shields of arms in two of the windows; otherwise the fittings are in the ordinary classical style of the period and include some original decorated iron fire grates. (R.C.H.M. Dorset II, p.137 (6) Hutchins II, 500).

Listing NGR: SY7321888493


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Brick, Render, Slate, Stucco, Georgian Detached House, Monument <By Form>, House, Domestic, Dwelling, Garden, Agriculture And Subsistence, Land Use Site, Gardens Parks And Urban Spaces